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Testimonies from the 2012 Roadshow

Posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

What others had to say about the 2012 roadshow

Got some feedback about the roadshow? Email roadshow@cleft.org.nz

“Hi Kenny, I attended the bullying talk yesterday in Christchurch. Congratulations on a great seminar! I was very impressed with the Cleft Roadshow and wish you all the best for your trip. Well done!” – Kate

“Huge congrats to Kenny and everyone else involved in the Roadshow! Wellington pulled out a stunning day! Kenny your passion and committment to the organisation and the cause is astounding! Keep up the great work!” – Jen

“Thanks for today…my wife & I appreciate the support & time given to this venture. A great initiative. It”s also great to have the “Face it” logo & what it means out there in the public domain for cleft awareness. Well done team & it was a pleasure to meet Kenny too.” – Marcus

“Awesome to meet you today, Riley & Adrienne :D”

“Was great meeting you 🙂 thanks for an awesome event. You are a credit to the cleft community kenny.” – Jessica

“Just been and visited the roadshow in Napier and wanted to say what a fantastic idea and well done to Kenny and everyone else who was involved in organising it and making it happen. Well done Cleft NZ :-)” – Joanne

“Thanks so much for today Kenny. You”re doing a remarkable job. For those of you further north, please make the effort to see Kenny, you”ll definitely get so much out of it. Thank you Kenny for educating people so that clefts really are just a normal part of our society, which in turn is going to help my Liv and everyone else in this group. And also Kenny, thought you”d find it funny that Liv was still

going on and on before bed that you”re both special since you”re clefties and lefties!!!!” – Sophie

“ Was very cool seeing the truck in Hamilton and meeting you Kenny. Thanks so much for organising the event, legend!!!!!” – Anita

“It was great meeting you, and you are doing a great job. Still trying to get B to sign up to the youth page lolz I will keep bugging him heehee” – Rachel

“Thanks kenny it was great to meet you and awesome what you are doing for our cleft kids around the country!!!!!! Have fun in Auckland!!!” – Anita

“The rain didn”t get in the way and the guys did a great job, great information, and mostly just nice to meet with you on your country tour on behalf of us – great job!! well done!” – Lorraine

“Great to meet you ever so briefly today Kenny. Hoping to catch up again before you head back south. :-)” – Kylie

“Kenny, it was a pleasure to spend the day with you on Saturday – and to meet new families and see older families again. Looking forward to helping with the next one!” – Louise

“Great to catch up with you Kenny and what an awesome effort you put into the road show. I think my 7 year old cleft kid summed it up on the way home – “Kenny was really nice to do that eh mum?” – Barbara

“It was a pleasure to meet you on Saturday. Thank you for taking the time to meet & connect with all the cleft kids. Tom doesn”t say much, but I know he got a lift from meeting you – a boy who looks like him. It was a relief, if that makes sense? We hope there will be more road shows. If so, Tom and our family would love to be involved x” – Kate and Tom

“Thanks for the feedback and well done.  it was great for the patients, community and our service.  your time and effort is much appreciated.” – Megan, CMDHB

“I went on Saturday to Cornwall Park and met Kenny and some other lovely people.  I filled in a membership form and they gave me the blue book… great to go along and meet them and have a bit of a chat.” – Jan

Cleft NZ Roadshow

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

The 2012 Cleft NZ Roadshow has now finished.

Huge thanks to everyone who came down, said hi and showed their support during the 2012 roadshow, it was fantastic to meet you all.

To view our photo gallery of the photos from the Cleft NZ Roadshow, please check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FaceItNZ

To view or listen to media articles surrounding the roadshow, please click here: https://www.cleft.org.nz/2012-roadshow-media-articles/

To see what others had to say about the roadshow, please click here: https://www.cleft.org.nz/testimonies-from-the-2012-roadshow/

2012 Roadshow Video

Here”s where we went

Monday 02 April: Christchurch 11am – 6pm (Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Car Park off Armagh St, Christchurch City Centre)

Wednesday 04 April: Nelson 9am – 5pm (Rutherford Park, Nelson City Centre)

Thursday 05 April: Picton 8am – 12pm (Lower High Street, Picton Town Centre)

Friday 06 April: Wellington 10am – 6pm (Te Papa Promenade on the Waterfront, access off Taranaki Street, Wellington City Centre)

Saturday 07 April: Palmerston North 12pm – 6pm (The Square, by the i-Site, Palmerston North Town Centre)

Monday 09 April: Napier 9am – 5:30pm (Paved area between Marine Parade and Herschell St by the statue opposite the Masonic Hotel)

Tuesday 10 April: Taupo 12pm – 5pm (Ferry Road Carpark, on the waterfront opposite Taupo Domain, Taupo Town Centre)

Wednesday 11 April: Tauranga 11am – 6pm (Bayfair Shopping Centre Carpark, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga)

Thursday 12 April: Hamilton 10am – 5pm (Hamilton Garden

s, Cobham Drive, Lake/Lawn area by Carpark 1)

Friday 13 April: Manukau 10am – 6pm (Manukau Super Clinic, Conference Centre Room 3, 901 Great South Road)

Saturday 14 April: Auckland Central 9am – 5:30pm (Cornwall Park, Manukau Road, Lower Main Car Park – we”ll have orange balloons on the van so you can find us!)

Sunday 15 April: West Auckland 10am – 5pm (Trusts Stadium, Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland)

View Cleft New Zealand Roadshow in a larger map

Cleft NZ would like to thank the following organisations for their support with the Cleft NZ Roadshow

Paragon Design

Kale Printing, Tauranga

Madhu and the team at BP Greenlane, Auckland

McDonald”s Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch

Youthline Auckland

Christchurch City Council

Nelson City Council

Marlborough District Council

New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA)

Wellington City Council

Destination Manawatu

Napier City Council

Great Lake Taupo District Council

Bayfair Shopping Centre

Hamilton Gardens

Counties Manukau District Health Board

Cornwall Park

Trusts Stadium

This was just one of many exciting new initiatives that Cleft New Zealand is implementing. Watch this space for more cool stuff coming your way!

2012 Roadshow Media Articles

Posted on Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Please click on a link below to see or hear about the 2012 Cleft NZ Roadshow

-raises-cleft-lip-awareness.html”>Sunlive Paper, Tauranga – Wednesday 11 April

Western Leader, Auckland – Thursday 12 April

Central Leader, Auckland – Friday 13 April

Click below to listen to Louise Ayrey”s interview with Jim Mora on Radio New Zealand about the Cleft NZ Roadshow (28/3/12)